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Existentialism

n. a modern philosophical movement stressing the importance of personal experience and responsibility and the demands that they make on the individual, who is seen as a free agent in a deterministic and seemingly meaningless universe.-,ex+is'ten+tial+ist adj., n.

Bacon's work was categorised as existentialist because of the fact that he simply couldn't be categorised. His work was surreal but not sufficiently enough to be named within the movement. Back to gallery

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